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Milana Isakova

Grants and Awards Manager, The Covenant Foundation

Milana Isakova is the Grants and Awards Manager at The Covenant Foundation. As part of her role at the Foundation, Milana manages all aspects of work related to the grants and awards processes, serves as a liaison with grant evaluators and oversees a variety of grantee portfolios. Prior to her work at the Covenant Foundation, Milana was an Operations Assistant at the United Nations Office for Project Services in New York, where she aided numerous UN agencies with administrative, financial and human resources needs. In 1999, Milana emigrated to the U.S. from Azerbaijan. Immediately upon her arrival in the States, Milana applied to college, ultimately earning her Bachelor’s degree at Brooklyn College, where she studied Business Management, Finance and Accounting. Milana is particularly interested in bolstering family engagement within and amongst the Russian-Speaking Jewish community and she has participated in the Limmud FSU conference for the past 4 years. Milana lives in Teaneck, NJ with her husband and three boys, ages 16, 12 and 2 years old.


The Covenant Foundation
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Mission: The Covenant Foundation recognizes the diversity of strengths within the field of Jewish education in North America, across all denominations and settings.
By honoring outstanding Jewish educators and supporting creative approaches to programming, the Foundation works to strengthen educational endeavors that perpetuate the identity, continuity and heritage of the Jewish people.
The Foundation believes those with the creativity and passion to be catalysts for change and innovation in Jewish education are worthy of recognition and support. Consequently, the Foundation accepts unsolicited letters of inquiry.